Events

Past events

ENERGY TECH EVENT SERIES 2021 – Speed Networking & Opportunities

On the 8 July 2021, Africa Scotland Business Network launched the inaugural ENERGY TECH EVENT SERIES powered by Scottish Development International. On the 5th of August we hosted the5th event in the series, Speed Networking & Opportunities. We’re rounded off our...

ENERGY TECH EVENT SERIES 2021 – Hydrogen & Wind Energy

On the 8 July 2021, Africa Scotland Business Network launched the inaugural ENERGY TECH EVENT SERIES powered by Scottish Development International. On the 29th of July we hosted the 4th event in the series, Hydrogen & Wind Energy. This virtual panel discussion...

ENERGY TECH EVENT SERIES 2021 – Education & Training

On the 8 July 2021, Africa Scotland Business Network launched the inaugural ENERGY TECH EVENT SERIES powered by Scottish Development International. On the 22 July we hosted the 3rd event in the series, Education & Training in Energy . Scotland has world-class...

ENERGY TECH EVENT SERIES 2021 – Energy Transition

On the 8 July 2021, Africa Scotland Business Network launched the inaugural ENERGY TECH EVENT SERIES powered by Scottish Development International. On the 15 July we hosted the 2nd event in the series, Energy Transition .Understanding the energy transition landscape...

ENERGY TECH EVENT SERIES 2021 – Industry Insights and Leading Energy Technologies

On the 8 July 2021, Africa Scotland Business Network launched the inaugural ENERGY TECH EVENT SERIES powered by Scottish Development International. The opening event provided an insightful overview of leading energy technologies from Scotland and their application in...

Q2 Members Event

On the 18 May 2021, Africa Scotland Business Network hosted our Q2 Members Event One of Africa's most prominent tech angel investors Zachariah George and private equity extraordinaire turned tech start up founder, Vuyo Radebe of Soweto delivered an exciting and...

Business Culture – An Education & Training Masterclass

On the 11 May 2021, Africa Scotland Business Network presented a virtual business training event. This interactive, practical and exciting masterclass is hosted by Rebecca Bonnington CEO of our business edtech specialist member company, Tricres in Edinburgh. It's one...

Partner Event – Scotland Is Now: Race to Zero

  On the 9th and 10th March 2021, Scottish Development International held the Scotland is Now: Race to Zero online event. As Scotland progresses with its united ambition to be carbon net zero by 2045, Scotland is gearing up to host the 26th UN Climate Change...

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Illumi.Nation

  On the 8 March 2021, Scottish Business Network and Africa Scotland Business Network join forces to bring you a powerful, interactive virtual event called ‘Illumi.Nation’ for International Women's Day. It's about lighting up our nations through the power of 'human...

Reconnect & Reset Members & Partners Networking Event

  On the 17 February 2021, we reconnected with our fellow ASBN members from across the world in the first ASBN networking event of 2021. We introduced  Laura Peinke SDI's new trade specialist for Southern Africa (based in SA).Richard Mulholland, global business...

Cyber Security – What you need to know to protect your business

  With the rapid rise in digitisation, even smaller businesses are awakening to the importance of cyber crime. Cyber security deserves attention so we’ll be covering the topic in our first ASBN virtual event of 2021. ASBN members, Neil Hare-Brown of top UK / African...

Marketing in Africa – A Practical Guide

On the 17 December 2020, we hosted our "Marketing in Africa" online event in collaboration with our members Jason Cumming from J&sons Consulting. No matter where you operate from or where your markets are, having a powerful brand that clearly articulates your...

Reinvent & Connect – Members & Partners Speed Networking Online Event

On the 19 November 2020 we hosted our speed networking event in collaboration with our members 3i's Group and partners SDI & SBN. 'Reinvent and Connect' is the theme for this month’s members and partners event. Connect with your fellow ASBN members plus we welcome...

The Reopening of Africa – Everything You Need To Know About African Work Permits Post-Covid

On the 13 October 2020 we hosted The Reopening of Africa - everything you need to know about Africa work permits post-covid in collaboration with our members Xpatweb.   Panelists include Tarissa Wareley, Head of Africa Desk, and Zainab Bouziane, Immigration...

ASBN Presents Driving Forward-An evening with Matt Pearce, Nick Mallett and Gavin Hastings in support of the Atlas Foundation

On the 10 September 2020 we hosted Driving Forward - An Evening with Matt Pearce, Nick Mallett and Gavin Hastings in support of the Atlas Foundation. We've decided to recreate what is always an exciting game of north v south. Refereed by SuperSport's Matt Pearce,...

Unlocking Africa’s Potential: 3 Part Webinar Series

On 5 August, 19 August and 2 September 2020  we hosted a 3 part webinar series In partnership with ASBN members, The FirstRand Group, providing you with practical investment and financial advice for doing business in Africa. Tax & Exchange Control: 5 August at 2pm...

ASBN & TRICRES Webinar – Business Value & Growth Acceleration Training

On 30 June 2020 we hosted the Business Value & Growth Acceleration training in partnership with Tricres. ASBN hosted an invaluable, business training session with our members Tricres. CEO Rebecca Bonnington guided us through practical steps of growing your...

ASBN & SDI Webinar – Partnering for Impact

On 2 June 2020 we hosted the Partnering for Impact webinar in partnership with Scottish Enterprise. Home to the world's largest free trade area, an abundance of natural resources and some of its fastest growing economies, Africa has great potential to improve the...

Crisis Communication & Management Webinar

On 13 May 2020 we hosted our first webinar with special guest speaker, Nick Shah OBE, a highly regarded expert in the covert arena. Nick is now director of ASBN member company, SJ Group International, based in Mauritius and applies his experience to helping...

The Conditions for Victory in Business

On 27 Feb at MAReSOL Restaurant at the V&A Waterfront we welcomed serial entrepreneur, global motivational speaker and renowned business coach, @richardmulholland to the stage to unpack 'the conditions for victory in business'. Thank you to Richard for the thought...

Year End Celebration

On 11 December we celebrated the year end with over 75 members, friends and founding members at Mitchells Brewery at the Waterfront. It was a brilliant and festive evening with live music, a performance by the Drums and Pipes of the Cape Town Highlanders, whisky...

Launch Event

At the launch event held on the 6th of November in Cape Town, the Africa Scotland Business Network recreated a little piece of Scotland in Africa, welcoming over 150 business leaders, government and diplomats from 10 different countries. Our gracious host, Bowmans,...

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